1942 NFL Championship Game

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1942 NFL Championship Game
1 2 3 4 Total
Chicago Bears 0 6 0 0 6
Washington Redskins 0 7 7 0 14
Date December 13, 1942
Stadium Griffith Stadium
City Washington, D.C.
Referee Ron Gibbs
Attendance 36,006
TV/Radio in the United States
Radio Network Mutual
Radio Announcers Harry Wismer, Russ Hodges, Jack Drees
Previous game Next game
1941 1943

The 1942 National Football League Championship game was the NFL's tenth title game. The game was played on December 13, 1942 at Griffith Stadium in Washington, D.C. and the attendance was 36,006.

The game pitted the undefeated Western Division champion Chicago Bears (11–0), co-coached by Hunk Anderson and Luke Johnsos after George Halas had entered the U.S. Navy and led by quarterback Sid Luckman versus the Eastern Division champion Washington Redskins (10–1) who were led by coach Ray Flaherty and quarterback Sammy Baugh.

Scoring summary[edit]

  • First Quarter
    • No scoring
  • Second Quarter
    • Chi – Artoe, 52-yard fumble return (kick failed) 6–0 CHI
    • Was – Moore, 39-yard pass from Baugh (Masterson kick) 7–6 WAS
  • Third Quarter
    • Was – Farkas, 1-yard run (Masterson kick) 14–6 WAS
  • Fourth Quarter
    • No Scoring